Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Is Health Care Exceptional?

Many health care wonks claim that health care is a market unlike any other. Unique features make it unsuited to be governed by a market economy. However, research research by Amitabh Chandra, et al. (2013) claims that healthcare providers act like firms in most any other industry. The conventional wisdom in health economics is that large […]

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Finding the Canadian, British, and German health care systems right here in the U.S.

What is the health care system like in other countries? Is the medical care in Canada superior to that of the U.S., or do they lack technology and have long waiting lines? Is Germany’s employer-provided health insurance better than ours? On NPR’s Fresh Air, author T.R. Reid explains that you don’t need travel anywhere to […]

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